Written by U.S. Army 1st Lt. Lisa Maginot
Jalalabad, Afghanistan – Coalition Forces in eastern Afghanistan can drive the roads with a little more confidence when route clearance patrols are on the job.
Alpha Company, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Route Clearance Package 77, conducts route clearance patrols along high traffic routes, nearly every day, in order to mitigate risks for fellow Soldiers and Coalition Forces in Afghanistan.
Brentwood, TN – Senior Chantelle Grey, of the Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team, has been named Ohio Valley Conference Female Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week.
Grey’s 2:09.03 mark at Saturday’s Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational won the 800m event, her season’s third victory. The Missoula, MT, native ranks first in the OVC in the event, sixth in the NCAA East Region and 10th nationally.
Meeting six or seven of the health factors can cut cancer risk in half.
Dallas, TX – Following the American Heart Association’s Life’s Simple 7 steps to reduce your risk for heart disease can also help prevent cancer, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.
“We were gratified to know adherence to the Life’s Simple 7 goals was also associated with reduced incidence of cancer,” said Laura J. Rasmussen-Torvik, an assistant professor at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago and lead author of the study. “This can help health professionals provide a clear, consistent message about the most important things people can do to protect their health and lower their overall risk for chronic diseases.” «Read the rest of this article»
Written by Claire De Saravia
Greenbelt, MD – When the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission begins its journey to the Red Planet in 2013, it will carry a sensitive magnetic-field instrument built and tested by a team at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD.
Scheduled for launch in late 2013, MAVEN will be the first mission devoted to understanding the Martian upper atmosphere.
The goal of MAVEN is to determine the history of the loss of atmospheric gases to space through time, providing answers about Mars’ climate evolution.
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Baseball
Starkville, MS – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team saw an upset opportunity melt away in the late innings of a 13-5 loss to nationally-ranked Mississippi State, Tuesday, at Dudy Noble Field.
Clarksville, TN – Manna Café Ministries’ “Manna Madness” is winding down. There are just have a few days left to make this the best March ever. They will be at Sams Club Thursday and Friday doing a food drive.
Don’t forget “Pack The Bus” Friday at B.A. Wolfe Powersports on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard next to Furnish 123. Their goal is to fill the bus with food donations and their food truck will be cooking up some food for donations as well.
So come out Friday and help them close out March with a bang.
Clarksville, TN – New APSU head coach Kirby Cannon took his football team to Governor’s Stadium for the first day of spring practice today, thus beginning another chapter in Austin Peay football. The weather was brisk, but the squad looked like they were excited to be on the field, as Cannon started laying the groundwork for what hopes to be a winning program.
There will be activities for the whole family. Horseshoe and Washer Pits, Crayon and Play-Doh Stations, Bouncy Houses, Sand Volleyball, Pool Noodle Activity Games, Food and Music. There will be a drawing for a $200.00 gift certificate from Gateway Tire and Service.
All proceeds go right back into Rotary Park in playground renovations and hiking trail improvements.
For more information about the Friends of Rotary Park visit their website at www.friendsofrotarypark.weebly.com
Memphis, TN – With the “Big Three” leading the way, Austin Peay State University men’s golf team may have captured the program’s most prestigious regular-season tournament in decades.
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